The first table below looks at the demand for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 178 205 216
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +11
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 85 55 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.06% 0.70% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 0.92% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 66 52 48
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year
- -0.58%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6281 5973 6146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.41% 76.24% 74.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5193 5049 5240
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region.

User Stories Salary Trend in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in the East of England

User Stories
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +10 32 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Cambridgeshire +10 31 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Hertfordshire -24 11 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Norfolk - 6 £31,000 - 2
Essex -6 4 £56,250 +97.36%
Suffolk +7 1 - -
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 90 (49.72%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (46.41%) Scrum
3 65 (35.91%) Business Analysis
4 56 (30.94%) Degree
5 52 (28.73%) UML
6 47 (25.97%) Project Management
7 46 (25.41%) E-Commerce
8 44 (24.31%) .NET
8 44 (24.31%) Use Case
9 43 (23.76%) Microsoft
10 36 (19.89%) Java
11 33 (18.23%) JavaScript
11 33 (18.23%) BPMN
12 32 (17.68%) C#
13 30 (16.57%) User Acceptance Testing
14 25 (13.81%) DSDM
14 25 (13.81%) Computer Science
14 25 (13.81%) QA
15 24 (13.26%) Team Foundation Server
16 23 (12.71%) ISEB
16 23 (12.71%) OO
17 20 (11.05%) SQL Server
17 20 (11.05%) Retail
17 20 (11.05%) Kanban
18 18 (9.94%) ASP.NET
19 17 (9.39%) CBAP
20 16 (8.84%) jQuery
20 16 (8.84%) CSS
20 16 (8.84%) Data Modelling
21 15 (8.29%) Finance

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.87%) CMS
2 2 (1.10%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.10%) Alfresco
2 2 (1.10%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.10%) Documentum
3 1 (0.55%) IIS
3 1 (0.55%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (3.87%) Mingle
2 4 (2.21%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.10%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.10%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.18%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.42%) ZigBee
2 2 (1.10%) Internet
3 1 (0.55%) Wireless
3 1 (0.55%) TETRA
3 1 (0.55%) GPRS
3 1 (0.55%) GSM
3 1 (0.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.42%) MySQL
3 7 (3.87%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.87%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.55%) Redis
5 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 24 (13.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.87%) JIRA
3 3 (1.66%) Selenium
4 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.55%) TestNG
4 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.55%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.55%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.55%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.55%) JUnit
4 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.55%) CruiseControl
General
1 20 (11.05%) Retail
2 15 (8.29%) Finance
3 14 (7.73%) Marketing
4 5 (2.76%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.66%) Law
5 3 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.10%) Legal
6 2 (1.10%) Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 125 (69.06%) Analyst
2 120 (66.30%) Business Analyst
3 37 (20.44%) Agile Business Analyst
4 28 (15.47%) Developer
5 12 (6.63%) Systems Analyst
5 12 (6.63%) Lead Business Analyst
6 11 (6.08%) Business Systems Analyst
7 10 (5.52%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 9 (4.97%) Web Manager
8 9 (4.97%) C# Developer
9 8 (4.42%) Business Manager
10 7 (3.87%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (3.87%) Senior Business Analyst
10 7 (3.87%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (3.87%) PHP Developer
10 7 (3.87%) .NET Developer
11 6 (3.31%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.31%) Product Owner
11 6 (3.31%) ScrumMaster
12 5 (2.76%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (24.31%) .NET
2 18 (9.94%) ASP.NET
3 16 (8.84%) CSS
3 16 (8.84%) jQuery
4 13 (7.18%) HTML
5 11 (6.08%) J2EE
6 10 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (4.42%) RESTful
7 8 (4.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 8 (4.42%) Web Services
7 8 (4.42%) .NET Framework
8 7 (3.87%) LAMP
9 5 (2.76%) REST
9 5 (2.76%) WSH
9 5 (2.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (2.21%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.21%) Spring
10 4 (2.21%) XML
11 2 (1.10%) XSL
11 2 (1.10%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.81%) Computer Science
2 11 (6.08%) Mobile App
2 11 (6.08%) Client/Server
3 8 (4.42%) Social Media
4 7 (3.87%) N-Tier
5 6 (3.31%) Tandem
5 6 (3.31%) Economics
6 5 (2.76%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.76%) Wiki
7 1 (0.55%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.55%) Open Source
7 1 (0.55%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.55%) Psychology
7 1 (0.55%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.55%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.55%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.42%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.87%) Android
3 2 (1.10%) Windows
3 2 (1.10%) Linux
4 1 (0.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (49.72%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (46.41%) Scrum
3 65 (35.91%) Business Analysis
4 52 (28.73%) UML
5 47 (25.97%) Project Management
6 46 (25.41%) E-Commerce
7 44 (24.31%) Use Case
8 33 (18.23%) BPMN
9 30 (16.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 25 (13.81%) DSDM
11 23 (12.71%) OO
12 20 (11.05%) Kanban
13 16 (8.84%) Data Modelling
14 14 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (7.73%) Product Management
14 14 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (7.73%) Technical Analysis
15 13 (7.18%) Web Development
16 12 (6.63%) TDD
17 11 (6.08%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 36 (19.89%) Java
2 33 (18.23%) JavaScript
3 32 (17.68%) C#
4 8 (4.42%) Python
4 8 (4.42%) PHP
5 7 (3.87%) C++
5 7 (3.87%) PHP5
6 6 (3.31%) C
7 5 (2.76%) SQL
8 2 (1.10%) XQuery
9 1 (0.55%) XAML
9 1 (0.55%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.55%) Ruby
9 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.55%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 56 (30.94%) Degree
2 23 (12.71%) ISEB
3 17 (9.39%) CBAP
4 6 (3.31%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.21%) PMP
5 4 (2.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Varnish
Vendors
1 43 (23.76%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.42%) Adobe
3 5 (2.76%) Oracle
4 4 (2.21%) JBoss
4 4 (2.21%) Capita
5 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.55%) Cadence
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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